The Connecticut National Guard took Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on a helicopter flight across Connecticut on Monday, Aug. 29, 2011, the day after Hurricane Irene struck, to provide the Governor with an aerial survey of the storm's damage across the state. (Office of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy - All rights reserved, no sales)
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CT TECH JUNKIE | Inside the Eye of Irene
CT Tech Junkie contributors Matt Rece and Tony Land tag along on a Hurricane Hunter flight into the eye of Hurricane Irene on Friday-Saturday, Aug. 26-27, 2011.
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Gov. Dannel P. Malloy today ordered a tractor trailer ban on all roads in the state, and also announced that the Merritt and Wilbur Cross Parkways were closed until further notice. "The storm is beginning to make its way through the state, and there is absolutely no reason to be out on the roads" said Malloy. "There are substantial concerns about driver safety and we need to keep the roads clear for emergency personnel."